16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
King Penguins

As our Zodiac edged onto the beach at Gold harbor on South Georgia Island the winds were howling and the rain blowing sideways. As we approached the 9 month old King Penguin Chicks called Okum Boys all huddled together, two adult King Penguins wandered through the crowd looking for their chicks.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
Camera: NIKON D750
Copyright: © Bill Klipp